Ballmer on Online Ads

  |  December 7, 2005   |  Comments

From a Reuters article : "Online advertising is of keen interest to us and I have absolutely nothing to say about the AOL deal or no deal whatever," said [Steve] Ballmer [CEO of Microsoft]. "If you ask, particularly our consumer-facing businesses, what will be the most rapidly growing revenue stream at Microsoft, it's absolutely going to be advertising." This is, of course, in keeping with Microsoft's Windows Live strategy .

From a Reuters article:


"Online advertising is of keen interest to us and I have absolutely nothing to say about the AOL deal or no deal whatever," said [Steve] Ballmer [CEO of Microsoft].

"If you ask, particularly our consumer-facing businesses, what will be the most rapidly growing revenue stream at Microsoft, it's absolutely going to be advertising."


This is, of course, in keeping with Microsoft's Windows Live strategy.

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